Tennant Creek Climate

Tennant Creek Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
36.6 35.7 34.5 31.8 27.7 24.5 24.6 27.5 31.7 34.8 36.5 37.1 31.9
Mean Min (°C)
24.9 24.4 23.3 20.4 16.4 12.9 12.3 14.4 18.4 21.7 23.8 24.8 19.8
Mean Rain (mm)
118.4 121.2 53.1 16.7 8.1 5.7 5.0 2.5 7.8 19.5 40.3 77.0 476.1
Median Rain (mm)
93.0 78.3 29.5 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 13.1 27.8 43.9 416.0
Mean Rain Days
10.1 9.3 5.9 2.0 1.5 0.9 0.7 0.7 1.9 3.6 5.6 8.3 49.5

Tennant Creek Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.6 44.5 42.0 38.4 36.8 34.0 34.7 36.0 39.0 41.6 43.4 45.4 45.6
Low Max (°C)
23.8 24.0 20.0 15.1 16.1 8.0 10.4 14.1 15.7 14.8 15.5 20.4 8.0
High Min (°C)
33.2 31.4 29.7 27.8 25.2 21.7 21.9 23.8 27.6 30.2 31.6 32.1 33.2
Low Min (°C)
17.2 17.2 14.6 11.6 6.7 5.3 4.5 6.0 7.4 11.6 10.7 15.7 4.5
High Rain (mm)
138.4 153.6 96.4 102.8 22.6 45.5 62.2 19.8 29.6 57.4 71.6 134.8 153.6

Tennant Creek Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
40.4 40.2 37.9 35.3 30.4 28.6 26.9 31.3 35.2 37.7 39.8 39.8 33.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
31.1 31.3 30.3 27.8 24.4 19.9 22.6 24.8 28.2 31.3 32.9 32.3 30.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
27.1 27.3 25.7 23.5 19.2 17.0 14.4 17.7 21.4 24.6 27.1 26.9 21.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
22.2 22.2 21.3 17.5 13.0 9.8 10.2 11.7 15.2 19.1 20.8 22.8 17.9
High Rain (mm)
357.4 377.0 237.6 135.4 53.6 85.3 74.2 42.7 55.6 107.2 159.8 252.8 1004.2
Low Rain (mm)
2.2 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.8 1.8 170.0

Tennant Creek Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Tennant Creek Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
5.5 2.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 3.9 5.8 18.7
≥ 35.0°C
22.0 17.2 15.1 4.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.3 6.2 17.6 21.9 24.2 126.3
≥ 30.0°C
29.4 26.2 28.2 22.9 9.0 2.0 1.9 8.3 21.1 27.8 28.8 29.8 230.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Tennant Creek 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.3 39.5 37.6 34.8 31.1 28.7 28.3 31.7 35.5 38.4 39.7 40.5 38.2
Low Max
32.5 31.5 31.0 28.5 23.8 20.4 20.9 23.2 27.0 30.7 32.9 33.8 24.9
High Min
27.6 27.0 25.6 23.4 19.8 16.5 15.6 18.3 22.3 25.1 26.6 27.5 25.5
Low Min
22.4 22.4 20.9 17.3 13.0 9.3 8.9 10.8 14.0 18.2 20.7 22.4 12.8

Tennant Creek Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
48 48 48 48 48 47 47 48 48 48 48 48 47.7
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
48 48 48 48 48 47 47 48 48 48 48 48 47.7
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
48 48 48 48 48 47 48 48 48 48 48 48 47.8
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT
Barkly, Northern Territory
19.6423°S 134.1833°E 376m AMSL
Commenced 1969
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Weather News

Broken Hill cops a drenching with half of all last year's rainfall falling in just 20 minutes

18:56 EST

Dry outback towns in the New South Wales far west have been drenched with their heaviest rainfalls in recent years including Broken Hill, hit with unusual flash flooding.

Northern Territory September rain and thunderstorms

13:12 EST

A low pressure trough has drawn in tropical moisture and spread it across northern parts of the Northern Territory, resulting in significant September rain and a few storms.